NC Pork joins forces with barbecue cooks to give back; Smithfield donates a truckload

They weren’t cooking whole hogs and there wasn’t a judge in sight, but in mid-April, cooks from the North Carolina Pork Council’s Whole Hog Barbecue Series showed up to provide close to 5,000 servings of barbecue to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s

Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship

Each Fall, the best whole hog barbecue chefs in North Carolina square off to become our state champion. The Whole Hog Barbecue Championship is the culmination of a qualifying series that includes more than 25 N.C. Pork Council-sanctioned local barbecue …

Barbecue Summit

Cooks, judges and festival organizers are invited to join us for a day of learning, fellowship and whole hog barbecue!

Current and prospective judges
Not only is this your chance for a refresher or to get on the path to …

Championship barbecue. Championship cause.

In just a few days, 30 barbecue teams will descend on downtown Raleigh and contend to be the 2017 N.C. Whole Hog Barbecue Champion. Competition will be fierce. Each team earned a spot at the state championship by winning or …